The courses aim to grow, sharpen, and complement current skillsets. The courses will commence on Tuesday, 1 May, and students can start enrolling on Monday, 12 February.

CEO of the IMM Graduate School, Dalein van Zyl, says, "We are proud of our online short courses, which are of sound academic calibre and crafted and designed by subject matter experts and thought leaders of the highest regard. We provide excellent support systems to ensure our students are well set to make the most of the programmes."

The IMM Graduate School has a legacy of 70 years in South Africa and is a provider of distance higher education, offering a comprehensive selection of programmes and qualifications in marketing, supply chain, and business management.

The institution has a track record of assessing, delivering, and conferring post-graduate degrees, degrees, diplomas, and certificate courses. The IMM Graduate School partners with international establishments with the aim of bringing industry relevant course material and best practices to students.

Anisa Fielding, head of online short courses at the IMM Graduate School, adds, "Our wide range of industry sought online short courses are designed to upskill our students, keep them relevant, and forward focused. The pragmatic materials equip students with the skills to maximise their abilities in minimum time, which helps working professionals that are juggling work and studies. Later this year, we will be expanding our offering again, significant of our quest to ensure we are always leading-edge and up-to-date."

The latest range of online short courses includes:
  • digital marketing analytics
  • digital marketing planning
  • essentials of digital marketing
  • search engine and content marketing
  • social media marketing
  • strategic brand management
  • basics of export trade
  • export administration
  • export financial risk management
  • logistics (warehousing, inventory, and procurement)
  • transport (freight transport operations, supply chain operations, and green logistics)
  • project management
  • connecting with your customer
  • understanding financial technologies, and
  • finance for non-financial managers and developing your leadership style.
Fielding adds, "On completion of the course, students are issued with a certificate of completion from the IMM Graduate School and the respective partners."

The recognised institution reaches into the African continent and also has a partnership with Oxford College of Marketing in the United Kingdom, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and the Open University in the UK.

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